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Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 12:30pm EDT
well suited to lead the fbi as it's director. jim understands that justice in this country does not just happen because we're a great constitutional democracy. it depends upon the hard work of thousands of men and women for whole the ideawhom the ideals oa reality every day. for the men and women of the fbi i can say that jim appreciates the full worth of what you do. you can be sure that your director will steer a straight course. he will insist that investigations be thoroughly pursued to wherever they may go. as a former prosecutor in the front line against terrorism he will lead in that struggle. jim will be independent. in a town in which politics determine so much, perhaps too much jim will pay it no heed. for him there will be no room in the fbi for untoward influence. as a law clerk 28 years ago jim first took the oath of public office that he will now take, the very same oath. and for those who all hold the public trust these words have a special meaning, and it will guide jim's tenure as your fbi director. shall we administer the oath? >> raise your right hand. repeat
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 7:30pm EDT
jazeera exclusive investigation broke on an fbi string involving ron calderon, the california state senator from a political family wielding 30 years of influence. take a look. >> reporter: los angeles, the city where fame and infamy go hand in hand. >> tax credits work. >> reporter: here everything seems larger than life. including its politicians. that is ron calderon. he is the target of an ongoing federal investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained exclusively by al jazeera's investigative unit, the senator is for sale. a politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting, fbi agents posed as owners of a film studio. >> they had to establish bank accounts. they needed a business license, and so it's a very extensive lengththy operation. >> reporter: the senator allegedly wanted his family added to the payroll. he told undercover agents, any help you can do for which kids that's diamonds for me. at the world famous pebble beach resort, he attended a fund raiser. the greens were lined with some of the state's mos
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:30pm EDT
unanswered questions and the fbi said they will build a full profile of cianca as this goss goes along. >> the other thing who took him to the airport. they say he was dropped off at the airport. >> he had friends and room-mates here. i would count that as a neutral fact. not necessarily the person that dropped him off may have just dropped him off at the airport and may have known nothing about this. his friends told reporters that they saw him thursday and he seemed fine. >> i wouldn't read the drop off one way or another yet. >> the big question you said his motive. the fbi saying was carrying a note that said "he hoped to instill fear into their traitorouus minds and he was targeting tsa agent. ". the motive may not have been rational. we don't know that. but from the little evidence we have so far it doesn't seem like a rational act. we are talking about what happened in terminal three today. terminal three had fully re-opened. are passengers still dealing with a bac backlog of delays. >> yeah that always happens with air travel mess ups. whether it's weather or something like thi
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